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Updated on Feb 15, 2023

For some reasons, the video you have taken with your iPhone may need to be rid of those bad clips. So how to shorten a video on iPhone? You have come to the right place, this article will introduce three simple methods to shorten your iPhone video. You can try to download and use WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro to help you. Specific steps are as follows.

Why Do We Need to Shorten iPhone Video?

In your spare time, you may have taken a very wonderful video using your iPhone or iPad and you may want to share the video with your friends or are eager to upload the video to YouTube, Facebook, etc.. But before uploading a video, you'd better cut out the parts of the video you don't want. In this case, you can quickly edit videos using your own devices, such as cutting video or reducing video size. So how do you shorten a video on iPhone? This article will give you the most effective way.

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Part – 1: How Do I Shorten a Video on My iPhone

Shorten Video on iPhoneShorten Video on iPhone

iPhone can not only take photos, take videos and save them in albums, but also allows users to easily edit photos and videos in albums. The following tutorial is to teach you how to shorten a video on iPhone using the iPhone's own features.

Step 1. Open the Photos app, then tap the video you want to edit and tap Edit.

Step 2. Move the sliders on both sides of the video timeline to preserve the video clips you need. If you want to preview the video, tap the play button.

Step 3. Tap Done, then tap Save as New Clip.

Tips: Photos on your iPhone and iPad will save your edits as new videos so you can view them anytime.

The Best Software to Shorten iPhone Video

In order to shorten your iPhone video, you still have a lot of third-party tools that can help you easily. Here is a highly recommended video converter program for you to edit videos easily. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a powerful video/audio converter as well as HD video editing software, which can shorten videos and compress videos. With it, you can make it easy to shorten YouTube videos, trim videos. The following tutorial will teach you how to shorten an iPhone video more easily. Now let’s get started.

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Part – 2: How to Shorten iPhone Video with HD Video Converter Factory Pro

Import the iPhone Video

Before start, please free download and install HD Video Converter Factory Pro on your PC.

Step 1. Add iPhone Video to HD Video Converter Factory Pro

First launch the software and find Converter under the Video category. Click “+Add Files” to import your video to the interface.

How to Shorten Your Video?

Step 2. How to Shorten Video on iPhone

Click on the scissors icon to open a new window. Drag the sliders on both sides to select the desired video clip. After selecting all, click Trim on the right. Then click OK to return to the main interface.

Note: If you want to keep several video clips, just select the video you want to keep and click Trim.

Converting Video Format

Step 3. Convert Video Formats

In order to make your video be played smoothly on other devices, you can even convert the shortened video format to MP4, MOV and other formats. You can select the video output format on the right of the main interface and choose MP4, MOV, or other video format under the Video tab. Finally, customize the output directory and click Run to start the video sharpening process.

Part – 3: How to Make a Video Shorter on iPhone

Shorten Video in iMovieShorten Video in iMovie

In addition to the two methods described above to show you how to shorten a video on iPhone, you can also download some APPs on your iPhone. Here is a nice APP (iMovie provided by Apple) to show you how to shorten video on iPhone. The brief tutorial is as follows:

Step 1. Start iMovie, go to Projects and click the Create Project + button.

Step 2. Click Movie to add a video that needs to be shortened and click Create Movie.

Step 3. Click on the video clip on the timeline, select the scissors button below, slide the time bar on both sides to select the desired video clip, and press Done button to complete.

In summary

For video, in addition to shortening video. Sometimes it may be necessary to edit the video in order to pursue a better viewing. You may need to split the video or add a filter to the video, which is available for WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. If you like this article, please follow us.

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